Preliminary data concerning attendance and services provided during last October’s Project Community Connect event have been tallied. During the event, Project Community Connect had 184 attendees. Demographics were collected to obtain a greater picture of who in our community is in need of s…
The Blessing Hospital Lauretta M. Eno Early Learning Center will host its 5th annual Parenting Fair on Monday, April 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Blessing Hospital auditorium.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Ashraf Almashhrawi, gastroenterologist with Hannibal Regional Medical Group, would like to share some information to help you stay well.
Most people cope with loss and resulting grief in ways defined by their culture as appropriate and eventually return to their work and family duties.
The Quincy Regional Sleep Disorders Support Group will hold a question and answer session on PAP therapies at its meet on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Blessing Hospital auditorium.
The Missouri Nurses Foundation (MNF) is recognizing early-career nurse innovators - nurses who have led initiatives to improve and promote the health of Missourians - with four awards, each for $500.
The legacy of Hannibal Regional began 115 years ago when a bank president and his wife saw the need for a hospital in Hannibal and answered that need.
Missouri residents who are qualifying caregivers in the Greater Missouri Chapter service area can receive modest financial assistance to help with the cost of taking care of their loved one living with dementia.
At the start of the school year, many students expect to go through the process of getting their ears and eyes checked by school nurses for hearing and vision issues.
The Marion County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2017 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Missourians planning to buy or change coverage on the state’s health insurance marketplace have until Dec. 15 to sign up for a 2018 plan, says Brenda Procter, co-director of University of Missouri Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative.
A new chapter in the history of Hannibal Regional began on Oct. 24, with the official groundbreaking for Hannibal Regional’s expansion project taking place in front of the current hospital entrance.
The Blessing Hospital/John Wood Community College Paramedic program has retained national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational programs for the Emergency Medic…
The American Red Cross continues to provide critical services to residents in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Georgia as thousands of people remain in shelters in need of a safe place to stay, food, health services and emotional support.
Dr. Rachel Sharp, of Mound City, Mo. and formerly of Palmyra, was recently recognized for Two Years 10 Best Chiropractors for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Chiropractors.
The Quincy Bicycle Club and the Goldinger family of Palmyra recently gave a gift of $5,000 to the James E. Cary Cancer Center in memory of Charlotte Goldinger. Goldinger was a retired Palmyra R-1 school teacher and avid bicyclist who passed away from leukemia. The third annual Memorial Day…
The Hannibal Regional Foundation’s eighth annual Shoeless Joe’s Celebrity Golf Classic held in June 14 raised nearly $80,000 to benefit the Cherish Campaign, which is raising funds to expand women’s health services at Hannibal Regional.
What do about half of all men between the ages of 51 and 60 have in common? Answer: An enlarged prostate leading to a condition called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH.
Jerry R. Jackson, P.E, CHFM, vice president, Engineering, Facilities & Property Management, Blessing Health System, recently retired with 32 years of service.
Summer is a time for fun and relaxation for most, but can be a painful time for others. Doctors have seen sharp increases, sometimes a rise of as much as 30 percent, in patients who develop kidney stones, during the warm summer months.
Luvell Glanton, Jr. M.D., at Hannibal Regional is the first physician in the tri-state area to use BurstDR™ stimulation from Abbott to support the treatment of patients suffering from chronic pain.